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* GENIAC COMPUTERS PARTNERS AND VIA TECHNOLOGIES- NIGERIA

In line with the Federal Government's efforts to make PCs affordable to Nigerians,Geniac Computers,has gone into partnership with a VIA Technologies, a Taiwanese chips set manufacturer to develop a series of low cost PCs for the Nigerian local market.

* COMIUM AND HUAWEI – COTE D’IVOIRE

Cote d’Ivoire’s latest cellular licensee, Comium Mobile, has chosen Huawei Technologies to deploy a full turnkey GSM, GPRS, 3G and Intelligent Network platform. The Chinese equipment supplier is expected to have the network ready to go live by March next year. The Lebanon-based Comium group, which was awarded its Cote d’Ivoire licence in July, is already working with Huawei via its operations in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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